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Hiv And Hepatitis B

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HIV + Hepatitis B

Hello Dr.I was diagnosed with chronic Hepatits B and HIV six months ago, and my doctor decided for me to start on Atripla. I've been taking the drug for three weeks now, but seems that my Hepatits B symptomps increased. I had hepatic tests done, and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis flares with increased ALTs can certainly happen in the initial phases of hepatitis B treatment. I agree with your doctor that Atripla is a good choice for your HBV and HIV infections. I would expect that your viral Read more »

HIV+HEPATITIS B AND CIRRHOSIS

HELLO MY SPOUSE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH THE ABOVE DISEASES HIV ABOUT 20 YRS AGO HE GOT DIAGNOSED WITH... Read more »

HIV and Hepatitis B co-infection

Hello Doctor: Im an HIV+ male (41yrs) with consistent 500+ CD4 counts and viral load consistently... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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Dramatic Results for Patients With Both HIV and Hepatitis B Using Tenofovir

...hepatitis B to tenofovir or its cousin adefovir, after up to four years of continuous use. So, what happens if patients with both HIV and hepatitis B go on a regimen that contains tenofovir? This study sought to answer that question by looking at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Scientists Begin Human Trial of Chemical Compound to Treat HIV, Hepatitis B

...compound, 1,5-DCQA, is extracted from a Chinese herb called Inula britannic , and initial research indicates it could be an HIV and hepatitis B virus integrase inhibitor, Dong Junxing, a researcher at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences,... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it... Read more »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it... Read more »

QUISIERA COMPARTIR....

Posted by diosayudame, 1 Reply
Quisiera compartir con ustedes, una situacion que me ha dado tristeza: casualmente hoy me mandaron un mail que decia: MUJER REPARTIENDO SIDA EN MERIDA. en el mail, dicen que ella va a ciertos antros de aca de merida y que platica con chavos, se les... Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks Read more »